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their support for the environment by banning plastic shopping bags. we sent kpix 5's len ramirez to find out the pros and cons. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in san jose. and san jose was one of the first big cities to have a bag ordinance in effect. it's been going on for more than a year so a lot of folks are getting used to the idea. and regular shoppers say it is now the new normal. >>> reporter: life after the plastic bag ban in san jose. >> i'm glad you asked. >> reporter: a year and five months since it's been on the books, and it's not a sad sack story for jill malone. >> you know, i just have a bunch of bags in my car. if i forget sometimes i just put the food in a cart and i put it -- bag it in the trunk m i think it>> rte but others complain about paying the extra dime f recyclable bag if they come shopping without them. >> it's a pain to buy them when i forget them. >> reporter: more cities are banning plastic bags including 12 new cities in san mateo county. plastic bags end up as litter, clog storm drains, don't biodegrade as easily and most are made out of unrecyclable material
tanks and a restroom structure. the city knew the environment was being impacted drastically. they realize this is a short- term solution but are working on funding more programs and more affordable house. >> we live in a beautiful community. the weather is very nice. encampments will always be at some level. >> reporter: outreach reporters have been trying to build a rapport for those at this site. so far 200 have joined programs. others have refused. >> i don't like them. i just don't like them at all. >> reporter: the cleanup will cost roughly $100,000. the city will pay half of that, the water district will pay the other half of that. back out here live, the city plans on putting up roadblocks here to prevent the homeless from using their vehicles to go down to the creek. they also plan on using private security to patrol the area. reporting live from janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are several new developments this noontime one week after the boston marathon bombings. brian flores is live in the newsroom with the charges of lone surviving suspect faces
of plastic bags and what they have on our environment and wildlife. the ban will apply in all county retail outlets, including grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies as well as other shops. the ban does not include restaurant food take-out or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods and prescription meds. now, if you don't have those reusable bags, the city of menlo park says they will be offering free reusable bags at places likely bay area's or recreation or senior centers. live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. in california, we use a total of 20 billion plastic bags and the majority of them end up landlls oras litter. and speaking of trash, an annual unofficial pot party at golden gate park in san francisco left quite the mess for the city to clean up. according to the "chronicle," this weekend's 420 party at the park drew nearly 15,000 people and they left behind a mountain of trash. the clean-up tab for the city, $10,000. >>> speaking of tabs, the town of atherton is asking the white house to pay up. atherton was a fundraising stop for the president earlier
for the environment. we don't have the waste in the landfills and it's also harmful to animals. >> they're messy, people throw them everywhere. they plug stuff up and i would like it to be a little cleaner for my grandchildren as they grow up. >> reporter: according to the san mateo health system, most end up as litter or in landfills. the new law will not completely eliminate plastic bags because some grocery stores may give them out for produce. if you forget to bring a bag, the store might charge you. >> people who are already charging you, they charge you for everything in the world. i think it's a cost that's not necessary. >> if i forget one at home, i am gladly going to pay the 10- cents. >> reporter: as a reminder you might want to put that reusable bag in your front seat that way you don't have to pay the extra money. i'm paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> unincorporated areas of santa cruz county are toughening the ban on plastic bags tomorrow for earth day. the city of santa cruz exempted restaurants on the ban which began april 10th. >>> just how many acres have burned in a larg
october. we found fire pits and a rest room structure. the environment was being impacted drastically. they realize that cleanup is a short-term solution. >> some people will reencamp. we live in a beautiful community and the weather is very nice. we're working to manage the issue as best we can. >> reporter: outreach workers have been trying to build a rapport with the 200 or so homeless at this sight. so far some have entered a homeless program. the challenge is those who refuse. the city plans on putting up roadblocks to prevent the homeless from bringing in rv's and cars and setting up camp. they also plan on bringing in private security to patrol the area. >>> a new housing development in san francisco's central market area held a groundbreaking celebration today. they joined together to make the $200 million project a reality. the plans are to transform the former automobile association into a new area. >> in the intersection of market and van ness, it can use help as well. >>> california senator dianne feinstein is pushing for lawmakers to move forward with immigration reform.
to keep pushing inland. that's how this whole week goes we'll see this marine influence in our environment. they're quality. it helps the pollen count and helps when that cool sea breeze gets going. tomorrow afternoon this was the forecast map showing those cool temperatures right, lower temperatures at 4:00 and you still have your heat and central valley. you've got 90. kind of classic pattern for this time of year. dense at times you'll see it tonight, you'll see it now. it will be there tomorrow morning and work its way in the little bit of the bay. obviously along the coast. around the bay here in the upper 60s low 70s in the eastbound land you're still going to find temperatures like 79 fair field, close to 80. we've get a couple of 80s forecast coming up on 80 degrees. 80 in brentwood. forecast highs these are for wednesday, thursday's temperatures still a little bit cool. you'll see that in the 5-day forecast. lots of cities, the coast is cool now, 59 in athens bay. so if you don't like the heat, you just head west and you'll find it cooler. there's your 5-day forecast representing
on the environment and wildlife. let's look at where the ban applies. these include grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies as well as other shops. the ban does not include restaurants food takeouts or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods d prescription meds. we want to make note, if you don't have that reusable bag handy starting today here in those san mateo county cities, you will have to pay 10 cents for a paper bag and that fee is going up in 2015. it will go up to 25 cents per paper bag. so it's a good investment to make right now. live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> by the end of the year, at least 17 cities in san mateo county will have implemented that plastic bag ban. >>> new this morning, it turns out a new waterfront development deal in oakland requires a substantial down payment from taxpayers. our own phil matier reports that to help swing the deal with chinese backing, oakland has agreed to spend about $25 million in unused redevelopment money. that money would be used to buy two parcels of land from the signature development group. >>> later today oakland sch
's a federal group that that is their job is to go out and do search and rescue in these types of environments as we had last night. they are also assisted by the fire department heavy rescue. in the ford hood search and rescue group. i would assume there are probably others i don't have names to and i don't mean to leave anybody out. but, again, limited information coming from them because they have higher priorities in saving lives than passing information along to me. i can tell you that some of the areas they are searching, they are having to shore up before they are allowed to go into those homes. one of those is an apartment complex. when i use the term shore up, it means they are using heavy rescue, the search and rescue groups. the task force teams to actually reinforce some of the structures before they can safety enter that. once they get a structure secure , then and only then are they being allowed to go in and search. it is tedious and time consuming. it is mythodical process. rescue and save lives. the number two priority is to make sure there are no further injuries and nobody e
something like this bird in an urban environment. it's not something that you would normally get to see. and to see them raise the chicks, to feed them in midair. it's just amazing. >> reporter: stewart says the falcons are lucky to be alive. several years ago, pesticides almost wiped out the population but now he says the numbers are thriving. what i would like to do is go to the city's falcon cam. we're taking a live look right now. what you are seeing is -- is glenn stewart there actually banding one of the baby falcons there. you can see quite an interesting process. the site itself begins to bring about 30,000 hits. quite an experience just to be up there, i should say not only -- not only to rappel down as well as dodging the parent. the parent falcons as well. as we take it back out here live, the parents are circling around the area where mr. stewart is right now, coming up on "mornings on 2," we hope to talk to him and get more information on the experience on banding these beautiful, i should say, baby falcons. we're live here in san jose. i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news
but not faulty aggression. he has to be able to work in different environments and have the drive. >> they look like german shepherds but they're not, correct? >> correct. this is a belgian. they're very similar. dutch shepherd german shepherd and this one. >> i remember the raids carried out on osama bin laden's compound that we learned about a mall inroy. his name was cairo, is that correct? >> that's correct. >> that's the first time i got the sense that wow, these are dogs with elite units. >> absolutely it's something that has. been -- >> what do they do? why is it so critical to have a dog? >> the primary thing for them is bomb detection. to have the ability for a dog to be able to move out in front is priceless. >> and i kept -- when did this start happening? did somebody say let's bring a dog and somebody said that's not a good idea or did somebody say, that is a good idea? >> dogs have been used since man existed but special operations started using them in vietnam and then after that the programs were largely disbanded and after 9/11 it was decided s
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